4-H Youth News

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The Kentucky 4-H Livestock Skillathon team brought home the national championship from  the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville.

Team members are Madison Kelly and Katie Jo Walker from Christian County, Walter Steely from Webster County and Lauren Dixon from Jessamine County. All have livestock backgrounds and have participated in 4-H livestock events for many years.

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Wendy Stivers, former Kentucky 4-H youth development specialist, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 7 for her lifetime achievements and contributions to the youth organization.

Stivers, of Nicholasville, will be one of 16 people inducted during the ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Her nominator was Ken Culp, 4-H youth development specialist with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, and the Kentucky 4-H office.

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